Web Design Internship

Branding, Emails, and Apps

Year 2018
  • Web Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Programming
  • User Testing
  • Adobe Suite
  • VueJS

In the summer of 2018 I was a web design intern at American Hotel in Vernon Hills, IL. American Hotel is a major supplier for the hospitality industry.

I made a WYSIWIG app for the copy editors to quickly generate the emails that welcome new employees. Typically these emails would get sent out monthly, and would require a tedious exchange between copy editors and junior web developers.

The user enters, deletes, and edits data on left, while the right side shows a live preview of the email itself. The page exports the email-compatible HTML ready to be sent company-wide.

From the design side I was able to interview users that would be using the app and implement their feedback. From the technical side this was an opportunity for me to use the Vue framework and learn more about HTML forms.

I also designed graphics and layouts for social media posts, emails, and microsites.

One of many graphics that I designed that were used by the social media team to advertise for openings in different departments.
A section of the company's website that I had designed and coded, within the constraints of brand standards.